As a non-profit organization, the
Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC) places a high priority
about YNDC’s practices regarding collection, use, and disclosure of information
that clients provide us through any of our activities, programs, or other
This policy outlines YNDC’s practices
utilized to safeguard personal information. Personal information is defined as any
information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not
limited to, a first and last name, a home or other physical address and an
email address or other contact information. The YNDC collects personal
information for individuals participating in any of the programs of the
organization including, but not limited to, Lots of Green – Neighborhood
Greening, Homeownership Incentive Program, Home Improvement Program, Home
Purchase Program, Rental Units, and all other programs of the organization.
We maintain files of program clients with information
related to the client, requests for service, program compliance/completion, and
transactions with the organization. We also maintain program specific
information including, but not limited to, credit information and other
personal finance related information. We may also conduct surveys or other
studies for marketing and/or planning purposes.
The YNDC takes a number of steps to protect the privacy and
ensure security of your personal private information.
- Personal information is kept under physical,
electronic, and procedural controls that comply with or exceed applicable
- Personal information is only accessible to employees or
contractors when it is relevant to the programming for which the client has
given the personal information.
- Outside contractors working on behalf of the YNDC are
document. They must also agree to use personal information solely for the
services they are under contract to perform.
- Personal information will not be transferred to third
parties not directly involved in activities of the organization unless the
client has given written permission.
Marketing and Personal Information
YNDC program clients may be asked to share their information
for marketing purposes. Clients are under no obligation to share information.
Clients, who agree to share information, will be asked to sign a consent
statement agreeing to the use of their information for marketing purposes.
Personal information utilized for marketing purposes will be limited to name
and address information and will not include any personal financial
information. For example, a client may be asked to share their story of
becoming a homeowner through YNDC’s homeownership program and provide a
testimonial for marketing materials.
Any personal information provided by individuals via the
website, www.yndc.org, of the organization will be utilized strictly for the
available on the website.
be construed as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail
proof, the privacy controls and security of information provided by clients to
If you have any questions regarding this policy, please
contact the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation.